Board Opportunities

Sexual Violence Center


Since 1985, the Sexual Violence Center has provided community-based advocacy to victims and survivors of sexual violence. Our advocacy support is available to those residing in Carver, Hennepin, and Scott counties.

Strategic Priorities

SVC meets victims/survivors with a range of services including: 24-hour crisis support line, individual, in-person counseling, support groups, hospital support, legal advocacy, as well as community education and advocacy to change systems, attitudes, and beliefs that perpetuate violence.

Annual Budget: $1 million – Foundations, Individual Contributions, Government Grants or Contracts


The Sexual Violence Center is seeking board members with skills in the following areas:

  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Management and Leadership

Because we are a small and active board, the most important quality of any candidate is a commitment and passion for SVC’s mission, and a willingness to energetically engage and support the organization.


  • Number of members currently: 5
  • Meeting time and frequency: 12 meetings annually
  • Meeting location: Virtual
  • Does nonprofit carry liability insurance? Yes


  • Time Expectation: Up to 5 hours/month
  • Financial Contribution Required: No
  • Service on Committee Required: Yes
    • Committees: Executive, Finance, Governance
  • Length of Term: 2 Years
  • Renewable: Yes

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2600 East 25th Street, Suite C Minneapolis, MN 55406


The Sexual Violence Center's (SVC) vision is that no one impacted by sexual violence will navigate alone. To achieve this vision, they've made it their mission to support people impacted by sexual violence through crisis intervention, case management, outreach, education, and systems change.